FileTimeToLocalFileTime function

Converts a file time to a local file time.

Syntax

BOOL FileTimeToLocalFileTime(
  CONST FILETIME *lpFileTime,
  LPFILETIME     lpLocalFileTime
);

Parameters

lpFileTime

A pointer to a FILETIME structure containing the UTC-based file time to be converted into a local file time.

lpLocalFileTime

A pointer to a FILETIME structure to receive the converted local file time. This parameter cannot be the same as the lpFileTime parameter.

Return Value

If the function succeeds, the return value is nonzero.

If the function fails, the return value is zero. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

Remarks

To account for daylight saving time when converting a file time to a local time, use the following sequence of functions in place of using FileTimeToLocalFileTime:

  1. FileTimeToSystemTime
  2. SystemTimeToTzSpecificLocalTime
  3. SystemTimeToFileTime

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows XP [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Target Platform Windows
Header fileapi.h (include Windows.h)
Library Kernel32.lib
DLL Kernel32.dll

See Also

FILETIME

File Times

LocalFileTimeToFileTime

Time Functions